While there is no right to land codified in international human rights law, the Convention for the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), provides for women’s right to own and inherit property without discrimination on the basis of sex. Afghanistan ratified CEDAW in 2003, without reservations. CEDAW (Article 14) also calls for rural women to have equal access to economic opportunities, to credit and loans, social security programs, and to adequate living conditions, including access to housing.
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Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2011Afganistán
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesSeptiembre, 2015Global
On 25 September, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as the agreed framework for international development. It is the successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). However, unlike the MDGs, the 2030 Agenda presents a much wider scope by deliberately and more fully incorporating economic and environmental sustainability, as well as the aspiration of many countries for peaceful and inclusive societies. The agenda also applies to all countries rather than just the developing countries.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 1979Liberia
This study represents an attempt to measure the extent of participation of women in development. It approaches this through
Library ResourceDiciembre, 2012Global
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesEnero, 2008Global
Because of their lower social and economic status, as well as physiological needs, women are often more vulnerable to nutritional problems. When it comes to sharing food resources in the home, women and girls can lose out. Indeed, the full realisation of the right to food for women depends on parallel achievements in the right to health, education, access to information and access to resources such as land.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesJunio, 2019Global
In this publication, the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP, features women as environmental stewards in case studies about biodiversity conservation, climate change, land degradation, international waters and chemicals and waste management.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDiciembre, 2015África
A call to action including: securing women’s rights to land and natural resources, including within communities; ensuring women’s meaningful participation in decision-making and dispute resolution related to access, use, control, and management of land and natural resources; identifying and supporting research and sex-disaggregated data collection related to climate change and women’s land rights.
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosAgosto, 2019Gambia
A predominantly rural territory with few urban centers historically, the Gambia holds little in the way of well-known luxury resources commonly discussed in studies of western Africa. People of the region, in particular women, have exploited both riverine and oceanic food and material resources. The limited scholarship available on Gambian women reveals they have been essential to those endeavors contributing to economy, politics, society, and family institutions.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesMarzo, 2019India
The webinar on Women Inheriting Land: Rights and Realities took place on 22 February, 2019.
The objective of this webinar was to discuss the significance of owning land through inheritance, the challenges that prevent women from inheriting land, the opportunities offered through the best practices and the possible actions that can be taken at different levels.
This report provides a summary of the discussion.
Broad Areas of discussion:
Library ResourceArtículos de revistas y librosDiciembre, 2002África
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